Redeeming Villains: Why it Goes Awry So Often

We see a lot of redeemed villains, I think especially in younger or more uplifting stories. It can be great if it's done right, but...why is it done wrong so often? A villain can really make or break a book, and a poorly redeemed villain just sours the whole story for me. That being said,... Continue Reading →

Best 5 Types of Heros

Last week we talked about our favourite villains, now it's time to get into what makes a great hero! Here are some of my favourite types of heros! Anti-Hero Anti-heros are a special, rebellious kind of hero. Their characters may be sympathetic to us, but can be immoral in their society's point of view. Maybe... Continue Reading →

My Top 5 Favourite Tropes in Fiction

There are some tropes I just never get tired of! This is a list of the five tropes in fiction that I personally love, so let's get started! #5: The Reluctant Hero/ Anti-Hero I like this one a lot, particularly because the characters often seem rounder. You don't get the pure, "good-two-shoes" stock hero with... Continue Reading →

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